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CSPAN
Jan 27, 2013 7:00am EST
cuomo from erik. james says in connecticut there are two major problems, the deficit and more taxes. both problems are created by one party rule. what are the big issues in your state? join that conversation on facebook by looking for c-span. let us take a look at the balance of power in state. we can see here who controls the governors' seats. 30 republicans states in red, 19 democratic, and one independent in rhode island. but as your what ray has to say on our democrats line. caller: good morning. i wanted to say that i believe here in the state of texas -- our standard of living is what keeps is going. nobody can live on $7.25 hour. our standard of living is so below the economy it should be at $12 per hour. everything is so expensive right now. it should be, at the very least, $12 per hour. host: you are calling to raise the minimum wage? caller: yes, ma'am. if everybody makes at least $12 an hour, this country would boom so fast. here in the state of texas -- i think it is everywhere. the corruption of the governor and the mayor. big corporate donors, big business owners. they
FOX Business
Jan 30, 2013 1:00pm EST
's new push for a video subscription service. lori: whether we like it or not, tax season news kicking off today, two weeks later than normal. when you need to file and can expect that refund. ♪ . >> i'm adam shapiro with your fox business brief. stocks are holding near five-year highs after a report showing the economy contracted in the final quarter of last year and better than expected news on private sector hiring in january. checking the dow industrials right now, we are down just one point. >>> shares of amazon are higher after the company's fourth quarter gross profit margin surprised wall street. they came in just over 24% compared with expectations of about 22%. after the bell the online retailer reported a profit of 21 cents a share, 7 cents shy of expectations. while revenue was up 22% over a year ago at $21.27 billion, it also fell short of the estimate of more than 22 billion. >>> toyota is recalling more than one million cars for faulty airbags and defective windshield wipers. most of the recall affects corolla models. that's the latest from the fox business network, gi
MSNBC
Jan 25, 2013 6:00am EST
be making a bigger case about taxes, spending, shoot for the mountains and not get dragged down on what he says is clearly democrats and the president's turf. >> we have to focus, steve, i believe republicans -- i've said it time and time again -- on taxes. on cutting spending. on saving entitlements. on saving america from this crushing national debt. it grew $6 trillion under barack obama over the past term. and try to avoid some of these other issues. but i hear bobby jindal's new federalism on crack talking about cutting federal employees by three-quarters, et cetera, et cetera. that ain't going to happen. with the changing demographics and where america is and where it's going over the next 20 every 30 years. >> that's the issue. if you separate it, i think the first part not being the stupid party anymore is sort of a no-brainer. why would you go around insulting important interest groups. >> women. >> yeah, the 47%, all that stuff. but then you get to his policy proposals, and i don't think he's in the mainstream of this country when you talk about 25% of the government buildings, c
FOX Business
Jan 28, 2013 9:20am EST
tax illinois, he owes even more to the state. maybe he should do a mickelson and move. yes, the tax refugee story will not go away. news this morning, that france's richest man is leaving and taking his wealth with him. arno is doing a depardu. t the wall street journal calculates tiger woods saved 100 million dollars over the years he moved to no tax florida. back to that one-shot $75,000 winner he lives in illinois which has just been downgraded. even though the state income tax has gone through the roof and chicago is concerning lifting, shifting its retiree health costs on to you, the federal taxpayer. can you say obama bailout? yes, we can. "varney & company" is about to begin. houting ] ♪ [ indistinct shouting ] [ male announcer ] time and sales data. split-second stats. [ indistinct shouting ] ♪ it's so close to the options floor... [ indistinct shouting, bell dinging ] ...you'll bust your brain box. ♪ all onhinkorswim from td ameritrade. ♪ >> we have for a long time on the program and now the all-time high for the dow is in sight. clear sight. the record is 14,163.
CSPAN
Jan 31, 2013 12:00pm EST
reform the entitlement programs, put tax reform in place, go through regular order in the finance committee as the chairman and others called for, to ensure we can get this under control. it's a commonsense proposal. we did it two years ago. most democrats and most republicans here on the floor supported it in the past. democrats in the house have also supported it, about 95 of them. it's a dollar-for-dollar reduction over ten years as we raise the debt limit. for folks who are wondering today -- the presiding officer: the senator's time has expired. mr. portman: thank you, madam chair. a senator: madam president? the presiding officer: the senator from montana. mr. baucus: madam president, january 23, i think it was a wednesday, something marvelous happened. what was that? the house, on a strong bipartisan basis, passed a bill which would raise the debt limit, extend the debt limit to may 18. bipartisan. speaker boehner is to be commended. this town is criticized for its lack of working together, it's too partisan. speaker boehner found a solution to help us relieve the pressure
FOX News
Jan 27, 2013 3:00am PST
. >> and now tackled by taxes, and make $75,000, see if he gets to keep any of it. >> "fox & friends" begins right now. ♪ >> good morning, i hope you had a great weekend. >> clayton: yeah, ainsley earhart here, tucker carlson, ainsley fresh off the return to the gun range down there in texas. >> that was so fun. >> clayton: did you fire an a-47. >> no. >> were you nervous? >> i was down in katy, texas, offering free classes to teachers in the area. the class full of teachers and we interviewed why they were doing that and even though you're not allowed to take guns in flarms yet and hoping that does pass the state of texas. >> you looked great down there and we'll talk more about dianne feinstein's legislation, first to the headlines. >> straight to the headlines, an extreme weather alert. the midwest bracing for dangerous ice storms, sleet, snow and ice could leave behind a slippery mess in illinois and michigan as well as missouri. this as the country gets ready for a brief warm-up. rick is tracking it for us this morning. and it's a rollercoaster, hot and cold. >> it is and it's going
Current
Jan 29, 2013 3:00am PST
outspoken international president. got a piece up on "huffington post" this morning about taxes and the aversion to paying taxes among americans. i'm talking about the one and only leo gerard. the united steelworkers. north america's largest industrial union representing over 1.2 million active and retired members. we find out more about their good work at their web site, usw.org. we recommend keeping up to date on what's going on here in our nation's capital and around the country on the big issues of the day. market book bookmark it, thinkprogress.com. igor volsky is here with us every tuesday morning. >> thank you. in fact, if you make it your home page, you can go there automatically every day. >> bill: make it your home page. >> everyone who listens or watches this show, their home page is billpressshow.com already. >> stick them in safari. >> bill: there it is. so igor, it looks like immigration reform may actually happen this year, right? >> there may be some momentum and the reason is republicans want to win elections. they say that quite blatantly reason number one is w
FOX News
Jan 29, 2013 10:00am PST
on the big tax hike that congress passed a few weeks ago. it was supposed to target the rich. but as we have reported the tax increase actually affected all three quarters of the united states. now we are learning it has affected so many middle class americans that consumer confidence is slipping. fox business network elizabeth mcdonald is here. >> this comes from the conference board consumer index. it's a really important index. the federal reserve tracks it economists on wall street track it. it did take a sharp drop in january. all of the positive gains in the index in 2012. what the top officials are saying is that consumers are more pessimistic about their financial situation and they are attributing it to the hike in the payroll tax. it has undoubtedly dampened consumer spirits us. the payroll tax was reinstated recently. what the board is saying is it may take a while for confidence to rebound. the conference board for consumer confidence is one of the leading economic indicators. the confidence drop comes despite the improvement in the housing market despite the fact that auto sales
CSPAN
Jan 29, 2013 5:00pm EST
, a commission, and get capital gains taxes on it, carry interest -- why don't we honor primary-care physicians in america as we honor private equity managers, and give them the same rate, if they go to rural areas? the precedent exists. congress says, carried interest -- we want to encourage capital formation. that is capital. physicians are human capital, and we want to encourage them. thank you. >> thank you very much. last but very much not least is dr. claudia fagan, the chief medical officer for the hospital of cook county, chicago. she was previously the associate chief medical officer for the is ambulatory community health network, and interim chief medical officer of the bureau of health services. she received her undergraduate degree from fisk university, and her medical degree from the university of illinois college of medicine. thanks so much for being with us. >> thank you, senator sanders and other distinguished senators, for affording me this opportunity to address inadequate access to primary care in the united states. as the chief medical officer of cook county hospital, a conf
CSPAN
Jan 28, 2013 12:00pm EST
finance minister started an initiative on this that this year g8 will look at tax evasion and tax fraud. i think it's enormously important issue, and i think the regulation on the shadow banking system, um, also needs to play a very important role for the russia meeting for the g20. we have quite a lot of regulation for our banks, basel iii comes to mind here. here, actually, we have to be vigilant that the lending capacity that is to boost, after all, economic growth doesn't get too contained, too limited, and i can only hope and join our partners in the united states to introdiscuss deuce this -- introduce this as well, otherwise a new imbalance here. through better regulation of banks, the capital that they need to the capital reserves that they need to have, we also see moral hazard in the sense that people increasingly seem to fly into the shadows of shadow banking. we were at one in saying when we agreed this at the g20 and the thought that every financial instrument, um, every financial be product, every financial market needs to be placed in regulation. we are very far from that. i
FOX News
Jan 31, 2013 3:00am PST
aren't blaming the tax hikes they just pushed through. no. something else. >> our economy is facing a major headline which goes to your point, and that's republicans in congress. >>steve: darned republicans. democrats' plan? print more money. brian. >>brian: make way for the future site of the obama library. but first we need to get ronald reagan's childhood home out of the way. break out the bulldozer. "fox & friends" starts tphoufplt >>gretchen: good morning. usually when we come in in the morning, we all have our own ways of preparing for the show. unfortunately i have to spend a little bit more time in hair and makeup. and during that time is when i start looking at the news papers, the hard-core ones, not on my ipad. i have to say i was a little shocked at the front cover of the new york post this morning when it hit my lap. that one right there. dan marino, we all know over at cbs sports, hall of fame quarterback with the miami dolphins, probably the best quarterback to not win a super bowl. now revealed he has a seven-year-old love child that has been kept secret all this tim
FOX Business
Jan 29, 2013 1:00pm EST
detroit and you want to buy it and create this utopia. what would the tax policy be like because that is what i care about? >> do not fax anything you want to encourage. melissa: it sounds like a fantasy, but this is a real plan. it is a 983-acre island located off of detroit. it was purchased by detroit in 1879. the reason why you think that this could actually happen is because detroit, of course, is in dire financial strength. they are looking for anything to do to write in the books. what are the odds that you think you can get this done? >> well, considering all the interest and the media coverage in the past week and all the discussion, i think the odds are getting much better. i think it can happen. melissa: it would be like puerto rico. it's all private entity. you would have your own currency. you have to renounce your citizenship, though. is that something that would have to be done here? >> no. actually, what i am proposing in this book which i have written is to be in additional citizenship for bell island. melissa: there would be a fee to do that. have you had a lot
FOX Business
Jan 31, 2013 9:20am EST
. it cannot pay. it has dramatically raised taxes and it still cannot pay. the big failure is with pension reform. the unions have blocked it insisting that all the promises made in the past must be paid in full. now, they try to borrow and they can't. at least not at an affordable interest rate. so they are stuck. they are in crisis. we've said many times on this program that what illinois really wants, what it says -- really looking for it is an obama bailout. they want a pay off for voting heavily for the president's reelection. will they get it? more importantly are you in texas, new jersey and all over the country, are you prepared to give them your money? stuart: let's get right at it. illinois at a stand still. they can't borrow money. it is a crisis. wgn radio host is our person in illinois and she joins us now. yesterday they were trying to issue a bond, trying to raise 500 million dollars. they had to cancel it because the interest they would have to pay would just -- they couldn't afford it. are they now at a stand still unable to pay bills and they can't borrow? >> well, stuart
CW
Jan 29, 2013 12:00pm CST
, after they register with the government. pass a background check. pay fines and back taxes and learn english. illinois senator dick durbin says he supports the proposals because it would take families out of the shadows. then the peace of mind to know that they can run their way to legal status. they can go to some pretty rigorous testing. a the end of the day they will have the peace of mind of knowing that they're part of this country. the city's undocumented immigrants and supporters are keeping a close eye on the development. >> are those immigrant community very interested in what happened today. >> we're going to talk to them afterwards and get their thoughts. home to many immigrants. many of those folks from mexico. the fractured immigration policy has taken its toll on families. the hope is that leaders in washington to put their differences aside and come up with a better immigration policy because arrest and deportation are hurting families and most importantly children. >> there have been families who have lost a parent to deportation. a lawyer now behind with either o
CNN
Jan 29, 2013 2:00am PST
with the government, undergoing background check, paying taxes and a penalty, and learning english. a solution has alluded past presidents including george w. bush. >> legal immigration is one of the top concerns of the american people, and congress's failure to act on it is a disappointment. >> president obama did announce during his first term that his administration would stop deporting some young undocumented immigrants but he was taken to task at a univision town hall for not promising to do something different. >> you promised something. a promise is a promise. with all due respect you didn't keep that propgs. >> what i promised was i'll work every single day as harold as i can that regardless of who they are, what they look like, where they come from, that they would have a fair shot at the american dream. >> reporter: still hispanic americans, the country's fastest country growing bloc helped repel president obama to a second term. it was a "wake-up call" to the republicans. >> i do know there are those who want to solve this problem, fix this mess and many of us agree with that. >> report
FOX News
Jan 26, 2013 3:00am PST
deserve a dollar and a dream? should tax dollars be spent on lotto tickets? we report. you decide. >> i want to go out on a limb. speaking of luck, this fan makes a one in a million shot. >> with a half court hooker. >> look at that shot. he probably enjoyed the look from lebron. >> lebron james tackles him. more on that straight ahead. good thing they are now dating. "fox & friends" begins right now. >> live from new york, where we let the crew produce the show and pass the savings along to you, it's "fox & friends." >> alisyn: it's bad when at this hour of the morning i'm slap happen? >> we are in for a good show. >> 6:01 a.m. you have the right to be slap happy. >> i usually control the uncontrollable. [ laughter ] until 9:45 when the wheels fall off the bus. it's happening right now. >> it's so cold. we do begin with an extreme weather alert. deep freeze is making for dangerous travel conditions around the country. in arizona, there was a scary landing for a small plane. once it touched down, it hit a patch of ice and it slid off othe runway right into a fence. i think it's like dri
FOX News
Jan 27, 2013 1:00pm PST
hotels operating nearby. >> they get to citizenship. they back to their country. they don't pay any taxes and they can come back later and attend colleges here. get loans based on the benefits you get as a u.s. citizen and get all of these benefits and essentially not be american. you are not american on paper but you are really not american. you don't even live here. >> it has cause an awful lot of upset in the neighborhood. this is what happened when we dispatched our crew. they clearly didn't want to talk to us. there has been no sign of them since either. >> the only thing illegal what these birthing centers are doing is having lodging in residential zoning. it's a code violation or business violation of the code. i have introduced a bill in the legislature that will increase the fines dramatically. >> well, many different kinds of violations potentially concerned specifically about the conditions of some of these illegal operations last year. one place a young baby was dropped and that child died problems widespread because of the demographic. mothers of other nationalities are comin
FOX News
Jan 28, 2013 3:00am PST
illinois being in so much debt, they were talking about this 67% tax increase on the people who live in that state. what ramifications will this now have on that tax rate? >> that tax increase was supposed to be temporary, start to run out, put it down again in 2015. odds are it will not be temporary. odds are it will be made permanent. >>brian: i love your last point of view. you said look for the businesses and wealthy people to pull a mickelson? >> yeah, sure. >>brian: which means? >>gretchen: nothing to do with their golf swing. >> mickelson threatens to leave california because of high taxes and declining state finances. why shouldn't wealthy people do the same in illinois? taxes are way up there. the state's finances are a mess. they know they're going to call on the rich to pay your fair share. they know it's coming. >>gretchen: some businesses have gone to wisconsin and indiana. >>brian: what you're talking about is if they're going to increase the taxes in the state itself, that's one thing. but -- and this is something you've been hedging for over a year -- there's always a
FOX News
Jan 31, 2013 1:00am PST
weak. because of the rise in social security taxes. if you earn 50,000 bucks a year. you have $1,000 less to spend in 2013. a household with two workers will average about $4,500 less in their paychecks. finally job growth sluggish, unemployment likely to remain around 8%. again, it's according to the associated press. president obama has spent approximately $5 trillion trying to stimulate the economy. that's taxpayer money. we will never see again. because of all the federal spending, president obama has added $5.8 trillion to the debt in just four years. so this is grim. america is in a bad place economically. but the folks don't seem to care. new "the washington post" poll says 60% of americans have a favorable opinion of president obama. that's a 3 year high. now, that approval may go down due to the sinking economy. there is no question americans like barack obama they are cutting him a tremendous amount of slack. could be style over substance because the president's achievements have been few. obama care is the law. we all know that. but corporations like boston scientific
CNBC
Jan 28, 2013 6:00am EST
are? this does include taxes, and it is a hotel. but it doesn't include your mortgage. you're paying $95 million. and then what do you pay -- >> during the commercial break i guessed 17 grand a month. >> i would like to raise that -- >> 17 grand a month? >> to 55 grand a month. >> very close. 60,000 a month in monthly maintenance fees. now that does include twice -- it includes maid service and a spa and some other things. so you're paying $95 million and then you're paying $60,000 a month in maintenance. but we bring you through all kind of apartments tonight. $160 million worth of real estate in new york. >> are these places back? i mean for awhile things crashed and nobody could afford these places. are they really back? because we still talk about how on wall street those pay packages are coming back. >> that's what everyone was saying a year ago, two years ago. two things happened. one is foreign money. i mean one of the great things about this show tonight is we bring you through with a russian buyer as he's in central park west. the russians, the chinese, the latins, especiall
Current
Jan 31, 2013 3:00am PST
on this that will be posted later today. if you look back at ronald reagan, the conservative icon right? he raised taxes, seven out of eight years that he was president. he supported a ban on assault weapons. he supported and signed a bill creating amnesty for 3 million people who came here illegally. >> what a liberal. >> bill: if republicans -- ronald reagan could not get elected in the republican primary today and i just wish that -- not that i'm a great big fan of ronald reagan. but i wish republicans would just stop worshipping ronald reagan and start following him, start imitating him, and get that practical side to problem solving that ronald reagan did have. and he did support a ban on assault weapons, and in fact president obama quoted ronald reagan when he introduced his own gun-control measures. so immigration still probably going to happen before gun control, but the gun control battle has definitely joined after yesterday's hearing. bill joining us how are you? >> caller: hey, bill i just wanted to echo what ike said from charleston. >> bill: yeah. >> caller: and in
Current
Jan 31, 2013 6:00am PST
and not paying taxes and enjoying all of the benefits. >> being lazy and all. >> right. there is a large portion of the fox news audience that doesn't speak english. and what is fascinating here is it shows -- as the immigration debate heats up i want people to read their coverage on fox news latino and you will see a news outlet at war with itself. >> stephanie: yeah, i -- karl maybe i'm missing the logic -- every time we get into this immigration debate i don't get it. if we do nothing, all of those same 11, 12 million people are still going to be here. >> these are mexicans who mow our yards and clean our houses. and if they are citizens then we have to pay them more. and they are also brown and not deserving of benefits. >> stephanie: i see. bill o'reilly with colin powell. >> you being who you are, traditional guy, by supportingly as actively as you did barack obama you also put yourself in a category of intolerance on issues like entitlement culture, when you yourself were born in the south bronx and you made it on your own, the entitlement culture now extends t
NBC
Jan 24, 2013 7:00am PST
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ABC
Jan 30, 2013 1:40am PST
, it was down in january because folks took a hit with that payroll tax cut expiring and social security taxes. >> i wonder, the banks have these strict guidelines now. much stricter than before because of the huge banking debacle. so i wonder are they lending money to folks who want to buy a home. that's going to be an issue. >> that always helps spur things on. the bank loosens its grip on the green. and the federal reserve expected to release a statement that could have an impact on the markets in terms of their latest economic outlook. so stay tuned for that. >>> oil giant bp and the justice department have agreed to a record settlement in connection with the 2010 gulf oil disaster. in addition to paying $4 billion in penalties, the company agreed to plead guilty to manslaughter for the deaths of 11 workers on the deep water horizon rig. bp could pay billions more in environmental damage. >>> another financial headline for you. there could be a big change coming to youtube. a paid subscription service. users would pay to access programs on youtube channel. the fees are said to be somewhere
CW
Jan 26, 2013 9:00pm CST
controlled general assembly for making matters worse in the last two years... raising taxes but not acting on pension reform. this problem didnt come along just now its been accumulating for actually decades. each time the governor set a deadline and didnt meet it there was some negative reaction. its become quite evident to me that the general assembly has not registered what these negative impacts are to be enough to cause a change in the public pensions. rutherford says reform should come in the form of new cost of living adjustments and sliding healthcare costs based on pension income... all of which is a hard sell in springfield... but would put the state back on better financial ground. illinois is a very good place and we can turn this place around. 28 but the first thing we need to do is fix this in a fair way, our public pensions.. in the loop, sean lewis, wgn news. >> with residential growth of the south loop over the years and more and more families... comes need of a school in the area. today... residents of the south loop heard about plans to build a new school. the briti
CSPAN
Jan 31, 2013 1:00am EST
taxes, and then they can achieve legal status, if they want citizenship, which not all of them tdo. there is a separate process for that. one of the principals is, they have to get in line and wait their turn. we were beyond dismissing issues of natural consequence and a huge economic consequence of the future with one word. i say that on both sides. we've got to be thoughtful and be strategic, but i think we are at the stage where we need more than one word here. we've got to debate this and come to a way of fixing our system. >> here are the numbers to call. we have a line set up for legal and illegal immigrants. democrats, 202-737-0001. republicans, 202-737-0002. independents, 202-628-0205. tell us about the group you co- founded. guest: it is a group to reach out to republicans to provide support to those republicans who want to support immigration reform. this is first and foremost an economic priority. we cannot grow without immigration. have proof of that. anytime we have clamped down on immigration, we have seen it in our economy. this is a first and foremost an economic im
FOX News
Jan 25, 2013 3:00am PST
from miami. currently it is 65 degrees in miami. why aren't we in florida? why? >>brian: and no taxes, we'd have no state income taxes too. >>gretchen: okay. i'll put in my vote for florida. i'm not sure my family would be in line for that. >>brian: i'll buy the bubble wrap. let's move. >>gretchen: let's get to your headlines first. family and friends remembering the life of beloved philadelphia pediatrician melissa katunutee outside her home her body was found bound and burned, a horrible crime. police say an exterminator confessed to killing her. jason smith told police the two got into an argument during his appointment at his home. he then allegedly strangled her and set her body on fire. >> this points out that it could happen to anybody at any time. any one of us let people into our houses without doing background checks or having somebody else present. >>gretchen: that's scary. surveillance video showed that smith's truck parked nearby and it showed him following her into her house and driving by twice after the murder. he's now facing several charges in connection with that ki
Current
Jan 24, 2013 4:00pm PST
on gun owners, to either tax them or take them. >> cenk: that's absolute nonsense. what we're trying to figure out is who's felons, who's mentally ill. what's really interesting is that has not always been the nra position. there was an interesting article where they explained they switched positions earlier: >> cenk: it's interesting the parallel between a lot of the gun owners today and a lot of the owners back them. back then, the n.r.a. wasn't in favor of that. all of a sudden they started talking about gun control. the black panthers said: >> cenk: when the black panthers were saying that, the n.r.a. was not buying it. let me bring in the man who wrote the book on this, called "gunfight, the battle over the right to bear articles in america." talk to me about the context of the second amendment when passed. >> it was added to the constitution right when the framers were trying to adopt the new constitution. it was designed to protect the individual's right to have a firearm. the founding fathers didn't believe in a standing army. they thought we would be protected by a citizen's
CNN
Jan 25, 2013 1:00pm PST
differently. he supported tax increases. what does that say to you? >> two things. he joins a growing list of senators whoa are frustrated with the senate. that's a problem for all americans. not one party or another, but it has to be functional again. two, split cally speaking, it's not a safe republican state. this is what people have to keep their eye on. republicans lean as the favorites in the beginning. nothing is a sure thing even in the state of georgia. >> what do you think? you study georgia closely. >> absolutely. one of the first states i campaign in. he said it has been a really outstanding conservative member before i got to know him. as well as the united states senate. he is on the farm bills and authored most of the authorization bills. clearly his decision is personal i'm sure. he is frustrated with washington, d.c. and members of both parties are frustrated with the gridlock. the republicans will nominate somebody in main street, but while georgia is the so-called red state, president obama was able to get more than 45% of the vote there. i assume that we are going have
CSPAN
Jan 30, 2013 8:00pm EST
over substance. i have a hard time telling my constituents in taxes that -- in texas that congress is looking at passing a raft of new laws when the laws we currently have on the books are so not enforced. i think we need to do what we can to address the shortcomings in mental health care, as well as background checks mechanisms we used to screen out prohibited gun buyers. we need to ask what the years of the institutionalization of the mentally ill have done for the safety of the american public. we need to ask about people who are subjected to a court order to outpatient mental health treatment. tens of millions are falling to the cracks and surely, we can agree that more needs to be done to enforce existing gun law. the gun prosecutions are down across the board. mr. chairman, i hope we will have a follow-up hearing to ask administration witnesses to come before the panel and testify why agencies of government are not enforcing laws that congress has already passed. it is worth noting that five years ago, congress was asking the same questions we are asking right now. in 2008, t
FOX News
Jan 28, 2013 8:00am PST
's fiscal crisis saying only significant spending cuts, not tax reform, will solve the deficit problem. that is something is he thinks the president is missing. >> i don't think that the president thinks we actually have a fiscal crisis. he has been reportedly saying to our leaders we don't have a spending problem, we have a health care problem. that leads me to conclude he thinks we ought to have more government-run health care and rationing. i don't think that is going to work. jon: let's get back to karl rove. karl, what about his thoughts on a president bent on conquest? >> i think it is accurate. i wrote about this in my "wall street journal" column last week. i thought it was interesting in the president's inaugural address he went out of his way to take a political slap at his defeated opponent in the election, mitt romney and then he went on to basically call republicans name-calling absolutist who are clowns. in order to make certain we got the point, his communication director had gone on television the day before we have neither a political system or a political opposition w
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Jan 30, 2013 12:00pm EST
. it is just symbolism over substance. i have a hard time telling my constituents in taxes that congress is looking at passing a raft of new laws when the laws we currently have on the books are so woefully not enforced. i think we need to do what we can to address the shortcomings in mental health care, as well as background checks mechanisms we used to screen out prohibited gun buyers. we need to ask what the years of the institutionalization of the mentally ill have done for the safety of the american public. we need to ask about people who are subjected to a court order to outpatient mental health treatment. tens of millions are falling to the cracks and surely, we can agree that more needs to be done to and from -- enforce existing gun laws. the gun prosecutions are down across the board. mr. chairman, i hope we will have a follow-up hearing to ask administration witnesses to come before the panel and testify why agencies of government are not enforcing laws that congress has already passed. it is worth noting that five years ago, congress was asking the same questions we are asking
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